80 ton Three-Mould Brick Press, O/No. 7445, c.1935

Order 7445 for Steetley Lime & Basic Co., Worksop, c.1935

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Including cylinders for bottom and top pressing. Working pressure 2240 psi.  Note the pulley and wire-rope weight arrangement for returning the upper ram after pressing.

In addition to the supply of pump, motor accumulator, the order included cast steel moulds fitted with nitralloy liners for making 9 1/2″ x 4″ x 3″ bricks.

The photograph illustrated was recovered from a poor-quality glass negative, digitally converted and enhanced.

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